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Train, bus  •  1h 47m

  1. Take the train from Coatbridge Sunnyside to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station X77 / ...

£7 - £18

3 alternative options

Train  •  1h 48m

  1. Take the train from Coatbridge Sunnyside to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Central to Ayr

£12 - £32

Taxi  •  51 min

  1. Take a taxi from Coatbridge to Ayr 44.6 miles

£90 - £120

Drive  •  51 min

  1. Drive from Coatbridge to Ayr 44.6 miles

£6 - £10

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The cheapest way to get from Coatbridge to Ayr is to drive which costs £6 - £10 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Coatbridge to Ayr is to taxi which costs £90 - £120 and takes 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Coatbridge to Ayr. However, there are services departing from Coatbridge Sunnyside and arriving at Ayr via Glasgow Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 48m.

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The distance between Coatbridge and Ayr is 37 miles. The road distance is 44.6 miles.

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The best way to get from Coatbridge to Ayr without a car is to train and bus which takes 1h 47m and costs £6 - £18.

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It takes approximately 1h 47m to get from Coatbridge to Ayr, including transfers.

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Coatbridge to Ayr train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, depart from Coatbridge Sunnyside station.

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Coatbridge to Ayr train services, operated by First ScotRail Service, arrive at Ayr station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Coatbridge to Ayr is 45 miles. It takes approximately 51 min to drive from Coatbridge to Ayr.

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  • Distance: 36.6 miles
  • Duration: 1h 47m

What companies run services between Coatbridge, Scotland and Ayr, Scotland?

You can take a train from Coatbridge to Ayr via Glasgow Queen Street Low Level and Glasgow Central in around 1h 48m.

Train operators
First ScotRail Service
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Coatbridge Sunnyside to Glasgow Queen Street Low Level
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £6
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£2 - £4
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£4 - £6
Train from Glasgow Central to Ayr
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£9 - £26
Website
First ScotRail Service
Anytime Day Single
£9 - £13
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
£20 - £26
Bus operators
Stagecoach West Scotland
Email
customer.services@stagecoachbus.com
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
Stagecoach West Scotland
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Ayr, Bus Station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£8 - £12
Website
Scottish Citylink
Other operators
Taxi from Coatbridge to Ayr
Ave. Duration
51 min
Estimated price
£90 - £120
Diamond Cabs
Phone
+44 1236 602 222
Airdrie Taxis
Phone
+44 1236 761 144

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